glanced


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glance \Glance\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glanced; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Glancing.]
   1. To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash.
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            From art, from nature, from the schools,
            Let random influences glance,
            Like light in many a shivered lance,
            That breaks about the dappled pools.  --Tennyson.
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   2. To strike and fly off in an oblique direction; to dart
      aside. "Your arrow hath glanced". --Shak.
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            On me the curse aslope
            Glanced on the ground.                --Milton.
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   3. To look with a sudden, rapid cast of the eye; to snatch a
      momentary or hasty view.
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            The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling,
            Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to
            heaven.                               --Shak.
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   4. To make an incidental or passing reflection; to allude; to
      hint; -- often with at.
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            Wherein obscurely
            Caesar's ambition shall be glanced at. --Shak.
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            He glanced at a certain reverend doctor. --Swift.
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   5. To move quickly, appearing and disappearing rapidly; to be
      visible only for an instant at a time; to move
      interruptedly; to twinkle.
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            And all along the forum and up the sacred seat,
            His vulture eye pursued the trip of those small
            glancing feet.                        --Macaulay.
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